The National Disability Insurance
Scheme is one of the major Australian reform programs of recent decades,
promising to transform the provision of support for people with disability.
With the transition to NDIS
well-underway, Catholic social service providers met on 15 December to take
stock of progress and of issues faced in providing the services that are
There is much work to be done.
Catholic Social Services Victoria is currently working with Catholic housing providers and others to look at opportunities for parishes to support the development of social housing. So far 98 parishes and religious communities that have advised that more than 220 people are supported in social housing. This is worth celebrating! We are working with Catholic agencies that provide social housing and homelessness services to increase this level of social housing.